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But he’s turned those down, and many other offers down from teams looking to gain an edge in scouting. Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor. The Tampa Bay Rays and Oakland Athletics would like to have a word with you regarding record number of empty seats over the past decade! Yeah, and last off season Dave Dombrowski was considered a solid GM. “He helped build and grow two departments that were crucial in the Cubs’ rebuild, championship and run of sustained success. Such was the tale of a crushing blow to a DraftKings daily fantasy contest player for the Bears-Rams game on Monday night: Fantasy heartbreak: a stat correction shortly after Monday Night Football cost a man from St. Louis $997,000 in DFS winnings https://t.co/uTtIuUQryl, — Field Yates (@FieldYates) October 28, 2020. LMAO……If you were around Boston during Theo’s days, you’d remember all the rumors…. Also, he’s been ‘wooed’ by other teams for a front-office position. Your privacy is safe with us. Really makes these sections unejoyable. Why would you worry about another team stealing him. The only other three were pitchers (Ryan Jensen in 2019, Brendon Little in 2017 ) and Alex Lange in 2017 that was traded to the Detroit Tigers. “And, then, boom.”. Nobody’s going to pass up the opportunity to sit in the big chair in Boston in order to play second fiddle to Theo; we all know how much Epstein likes to see himself on TV. The farm system is terrible he is Theo’s guy or he would be unemployed. They kept him around because he’s Theo’s friend. Comments by third parties are neither sponsored or endorsed by Bleacher Nation. Let’s check out just this century and see which teams has won more World Series and Division titles and playoff appearances. He must assume a majority of the blame for the cubs’ failure. For 30 minutes after Monday’s game ended, Rob Huntze thought he had won the $1 million first prize in a DraftKings contest. Bleacher Nation is supported in part by affiliate advertising programs, which you can learn more about here. He sucked as the head of the scouting department. He served as Hoyer’s assistant general manager with the Padres in 2010-11 before that duo joined Epstein atop the Cubs’ baseball operations hierarchy. Theo Epstein praised McLeod for the work he’s done in the organization. Jason McLeod, the Chicago Cubs' new head of scouting and player development, responds to a question during a news conference Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, in Chicago. I would also add the Rizzo deal into the Arrieta/Hendricks grouping though. His computer screen showed a $1 million first prize. Powered by Minute Media © 2020 All Rights Reserved. They originally hired Theo for extremely cheap. And really, his biggest contribution was more in bringing their FO into the 21st century, rather than any personnel decisions he made (most of which were made possible by Henry’s willingness to spend more than anything else). Chicago Cubs: Where would the team be without Yu Darvish this year? Now to see who they replace him with. McLeod, like Epstein and Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer, has roots in the Red Sox organization and has long been seen as a potential future GM himself. Congrats to the front office!! Where were the Cards? As (I think) John McLaren once said, when he was a limited partner in the Steinbrenner Yankee days, “There’s nothing more limited than being a limited partner to George Steinbrenner”. McLeod is ready to take on his new role as VP of Player Personnel, and he’s looking forward to it. “Jason has made immense contributions to the organization in his eight years supervising Amateur Scouting and Player Development,” president of baseball operations Theo Epstein said in the press release announcing McLeod’s new position. They guy didn’t do crap. You might interrupt their hate. The Chicago Cubs named Jason McLeod the Senior Vice President of Player Personnel, a step up from his previous role in the organization. not as bad as the Brewer fans and their zero championships. Theo leaves and goes back to Boston. And it’s paid off as they’ve brought five of the last seven picks up to the major leagues. Real foundation of Cubs recent success were trades for Arrieta & Hendricks combined with Lester FA signing being a homerun, when most big dollar 30 something pitchers are a waste. Jon Lester is Buying Beers. High Five! Chicago Cubs: Where did we go wrong with the rotation. Name another Cubs executive group that’s delivered 4 straight 90+ win seasons 4 straight trips to the playoffs and a World Championship in the past 100 years. The Chicago Cubs today announced that Jason McLeod will be transitioning from Senior Vice President of Amateur Scouting and Player Development to Senior Vice President of Player Personnel. You end up with him on the not so regular size bus. Don’t bother ‘themed’ or the white sox ankle biters with the facts. Baez was drafted by Hendry, Bryant was not some 13th round pick, Schwarber same, Torres & Jimenez were pure international signings. 1 pennant. Oh dude you’re just making yourself sound like an idiot… stop talking please. First thing he does is trade No Field, .230 average, swing for the fence every AB Schwarber back to Theo in Boston. He was in charge of overseeing amateur scouting and player development, but he will still keep the same type of skill set that he did with his previous job. As his career has evolved, Jason is prepared for new challenges at the Major League level, where his strengths in evaluation, development and culture-building will be quite impactful.”. I’ll be waiting for an answer. They say ’tis better to have loved and lost than to never have loved at all, but that can’t possibly apply in this situation. That’s why they removed him from that role and gave him some insignificant role. In addition to news, Bleacher Nation publishes both rumor and opinion, as well as information reported by other sources. The one thing he has not done is to develop homegrown pitching. Mike Moustakas Homers Twice as Brewers Beat Marlins, Tie Cubs for Second Wild-Card. His winnings dropped to just over $3,000 instead. Reload with free agents. There are bad beats, and there are excruciating beats. The work continues for all of us to realize our singular goal: win another World Series championship.”. The End. Maddon will take the fall for maximizing the potential the players he was given, while minimizing the effects of a decimated farm system and a front office with an obsession for over paying broken and overvalued free agents. I don’t think he ever returns. The Cubs announced Wednesday that senior vice president of amateur scouting and player development Jason McLeod will change role, transitioning to senior vice president of player personnel. The Cubs announced Wednesday that senior vice president of amateur scouting and player development Jason McLeod will change role, transitioning to senior vice … Photos used are the property of Bleacher Nation, are used under a license with Getty Images, are used with permission, are fair use, or are believed to be in the public domain. Oh, that’s right – most empty seats & ballparks 10 years in a row. As his career has evolved, Jason is prepared for new challenges at the Major League level, where his strengths in evaluation, development and culture-building will be quite impactful.” h/t Rob Schaefer, NBC Sports Chicago. Lock up Baez and Contreras. Look at all the players that were drafted under him. McLeod was high on the opportunity to be more involved with the team. Bleacher Nation Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. And they’ve just gone through paying DD a LOT of money. When he returned, he wanted to refresh his computer screen again, “just to see myself on top,” he said. So, the What Sux have sustained what levels of success? We'll never pass along your email address to spammers, scammers, or the like. Stop acting like Theo & crew discovered a whole roster of HOF talent. Internal Hitting Coach Move, Wanting to Work with the Core, and Other Cubs Bullets. Bleacher Nation is a private media site, and it is not affiliated in any way with Major League Baseball, the National Football League, the National Basketball Association, the Chicago Cubs, the Chicago Bears, or the Chicago Bulls. By Steve Adams | September 11, 2019 at 2:34pm CDT. It’s why front offices are 4 times as large as they used to be. While McLeod’s focus has been more on the amateur and development side of things with the Cubs, he’ll now take on a greater role in the day-to-day operation of the Major League club and its roster construction, per today’s release.

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